King Edward III
6 of 23 portraits by Domenico Brucciani
King Edward III
by Elkington & Co, cast by Domenico Brucciani, after Unknown artist
electrotype, 1873, based on a work of circa 1377-1380
44 in. (1118 mm) long
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The likeness of Edward's copper-gilt tomb effigy in Westminster Abbey may have been based on a death mask. However, as can be seen in the electrotype of the upper part of the figure, the final effigy does not show evidence of the paralysis that struck the king shortly before his death.
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